36 month contract

Test & Evaluation Project Manager

Level 2 - Practitioner

The Dismounted Combat Progra (DCP) seeks to increase its capability to meet its responsibilities and to leverage the strategic partner’s knowledge, experience and workforce capacity.
DCP requires a team initially consisting of seven personal responsible for a range of program management, project management, governance, planning and coordination, oversight, test and evaluation, systems integration, and management functions across the Program. Detail of likely functions and tasks is included below, with the key monthly or regularly scheduled deliverables highlighted.

Job Overview

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The Role

The role’s responsibilities will include:

  • Development and maintenance of the DCP T&E forward work plan.

  • Planning and conduct in all phases of DCP T&E activities.

  • Facilitate the development of the required Draft Notice of Land Trials, Trial Directives, After Action Reviews and Test Design;

  • Participate in Integrated Project Team meetings, Trial Review Committees and Trial Readiness Reviews.

  • Preparation and delivery of objective T&E evidence to support key project and program milestones.

  • Engagement across other programs to quantify and address interface and interoperability requirements.

  • Preparation of correspondence, briefs, and reports to support DCP T&E efforts and activities.

Your Background & Experience

The assessment criteria is as follows:

  • The contractor’s proposal for the Strategic Partnership with DCP, including how the contractor’s experiences qualify them to provide advice to a CLC Program.

  • The contractor’s approaches for risk sharing.

  • The contractors approach to delivering the whole of contract-life workforce.

  • The contractor’s experience and performance of the One Defence Capability System.

  • The contractor’s experience and performance of program and project management skills.

  • Suitability of contractor and their ability to hold necessary security clearances.

  • Ability of candidates’ to travel within Australia, particularly for those positions without a prescribed work location.

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Key Points for this Job


Daily rate negotiable

Security Requirements

Minimum Negative Vetting – Level 1 security clearance at the commencement of the contract

Contract Extensions

2 x 24 month extension options

Service Benefits


Competitive salary packages


Job satisfaction


Work-life balance


Training & development

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